Summer Programs 2024

Summer Camp at the Museum offers the chance to create, play, learn, and express yourself. Come enjoy the sound of wind whistling through the high grass as you paint a landscape. Cool off in the galleries while discussing art with other young artists. Experience the culture of the East End with special guest artists!

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REGISTER

If you have any questions, please email Casey Meyer at meyerc@parrishart.org 

Summer Camp Schedule 

Week 1: July 1 to July 3 (NO CAMP JULY 4 or 5)

Middle School Makers Camp | Ages 11-14 LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9:30 AM-2:30 PM

Week 2: July 8 to July 12

Visual Arts Camp | Ages 6 -11 SOLD OUT

Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM- 3PM

Week 3: July 15 to July 19

Visual Arts Camp | Ages 6 -11 SOLD OUT

Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM- 3PM

Week 4: July 22 to July 26

Mini-Makers Half Day Camp| Ages 4- 5 LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Week 5: July 29 to August 2

Mini-Makers Half Day Camp| Ages 4- 5 LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Week 6: August 5 to August 9

Visual Arts Camp | Ages 6 -11 SOLD OUT

Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM- 3PM

Stop Motion Animation Camp | Ages 8 -11 LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday-Friday, 10 AM- 3PM

Week 7: August 12 to August 16

Visual Arts Camp | Ages 6 -11 LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM- 3PM

Stop Motion Animation Camp | Ages 8-15 LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday-Friday, 10 AM- 3PM

Middle School Art Projects

MIDDLE SCHOOL MAKERS CAMP

In this new offering, middle schoolers will experiment with various materials and methods. Projects will include sewing, upcycling, and public art.

Please send lunch with your child each day. Camp fee includes materials and snacks. 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
9:30 AM to 2:30 PM |  Ages 11-14
 

Week 1 (3-Days) LIMITED AVAILABILITY

$500 Member | $700 Non Member

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Financial assistance available.

A child painting on a canvas

 

VISUAL ART CAMP

Spend a week immersed in visual art, learning a wide range of techniques and processes including painting, drawing, pottery, sculpture, printmaking, collage, and more. Experience the Parrish Art Museum with visits inside the current exhibition galleries and play in the outdoor sculpture meadow. Children will also learn and create with visiting artists. 

Please send lunch with your child each day. Camp fee includes materials and snacks. 

Monday to Friday
9:30 AM to 3 PM |  Ages 6 -11

Weeks 2, 3, 6  SOLD OUT  

Week7 LIMITED AVAILABILITY

$1,000 Member | $1,300 Non Member

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Financial assistance available.

Group of children drawing with chalk

MINI MAKERS HALF DAY

Let your little one’s creativity loose in this half-day camp for children 4-5 years of age. Over the week, we will create original works of art, make music, and explore movement. Campers will experience the Parrish by visiting exhibition galleries and playing in the outdoor sculpture meadow. 

Monday to Friday

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM | Ages 4- 5 

Weeks 4 & 5 LIMITED AVAILABILITY

$500 Member | $700 Non Member

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Financial assistance available.

 

Kids making a stop motion animation

STOP MOTION ANIMATION CAMP

Make your own movie! In this specialized camp, students create their own stop motion animation from start to finish. Children will develop characters, story board their ideas, and design and construct sets. Students will shoot stop motion and record sound using professional animation software and equipment. Techniques include clay animation, pixilation, hand-drawn, and more. Completed short films will be screened for family and friends on the final day of camp. 

Please send lunch with your child each day. Camp fee includes materials and snacks. 

Stop Motion Animation Camp is taught by Laura Belmont, founder of The Little Animation Studio in NYC. Laura is an illustrator and teacher with more than fifteen years of experience. 

Monday to Friday

Week 6: 10 AM to 3 PM | Ages 8-11 LIMITED AVAILABILITY

$1,100 Member | $1,400 Non Member

Week 7: 10 AM to 3 PM | Ages  8-15LIMITED AVAILABILITY

$1,100 Member | $1,400 Non Member

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Financial assistance available.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Limited financial assistance is available for families making less than $60,000 a year. To apply for financial assistance please email income verification paperwork to stotzkym@parrishart.org along with a note with your name, the age of your child, and the week(s) you are interested in having your child attend. Acceptable income verification: page 1 of your 2022 taxes, or pay stubs, or a letter from your employer if tax paperwork is not available.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrations canceled prior to May 17 will be granted a full refund. Later cancellations will incur a $150 fee for Visual Art and Stop Motion Animation Camps or a $75 fee for Mini Makers and Middle School Makers. No refunds will be given after June 1.

In the event that the Museum must cancel camp, fees will be waived and full refunds or credits will be issued.

The Museum reserves the right to remove any camper who does not comply with our safety protocol and is not responsible for providing refunds for classes missed as a result of student illness, student emergencies, or events beyond our control.

The Museum reserves the right to cancel any class which does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

The Parrish Art Museum’s educational programming is supported, in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services; Milford D. and Janice B. Gerton/Arts and Letters Foundation; Bobbie Braun/The Neuwirth Foundation; The Long Island Community Foundation; Dime Community Bank; The John J. McDonnell Margaret T. O’Brien Foundation; The Romenesa Foundation; May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation; donors who wish to remain anonymous; and the property taxpayers from the Southampton School District and Tuckahoe Common School District. Additional support for education initiatives is provided by the Museum’s annual Spring Fling and Midsummer Party benefit events.
The Parrish Art Museum’s programs are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature. Public Funding provided by Suffolk County.

2019 Summer Camp Videos

The Parrish Art Museum + TLAS, Week One, Summer 2019 from The Little Animation Studio on Vimeo.

The Parrish Art Museum + TLAS, “THE BEST SHOW with commercials”, Summer Week 2, 2019 from The Little Animation Studio on Vimeo.